Guest Article, INFS Health Series

What crash diets do to your body ?

Author: Siddharth Lall, Nutrition consultant at SQUATS,INFS alumni

Abstract Article

Key Points:

    • Any caloric restricted diet leads to metabolic changes that favor conservation of body weight and prevention of further weight loss.
    • Crash dieting is accompanied by alterations in the hormones that regulate appetite, hunger and satiety such as leptin, thyroid, ghrelin, sex hormones etc.